SECTION III. OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
2-4. Assembly and preparation for use. This action has been accomplished by organizational maintenance prior to
issue. Air Force personnel aboard the aircraft are responsible for securing the HAARS prior to aircraft take-off.
2-5. Initial adjustments, daily checks, and self test
. Routine checks shall
in accordance with Table 2-2.
Self test and adjustments are not applicable for the operator.
2-6. Operating procedures. To prepare the ASPSU for operation, perform steps a through d These steps are
performed on board the aircraft prior to the drop, with the unit rigged to the parachute system.
The ASPSU contains a class C explosive in the cutter mechanism of the cutter module.
Procedure steps a through d shall be followed to prevent early activation and possible personnel
Keep fingers or foreign objects away from webbing cutter slot at all times as blade could cause
serious personnel injury.
Use pocket knife (rigger's knife) NSN 5110-00-162-2205, to set all switches.